# Chapter 1 - Introduction and Review - Study Problems: 1-23 b

There is a mixture of a covalent and an ionic bond in this compound. Na and OH have ionic bonding, and O and H have covalent bonding.

#### Work Step by Step

In $OH^-$, Oxygen and hydrogen share an electron, making a covalent bond. And in Na and OH, Na gives an electron to OH and forms a ionic bond.

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